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Voiceover Insider Podcast #49: Rae Burell and Outsourcing for VO Talent

The VoiceOver Insider Podcast has launched Episode #49, Outsourcing for VO Talent. That’s the topic Julie Williams discusses with Rae Burell of Rae of Light Assistance, a service that provides support for entrepreneurs—mainly voiceover artists. Rae’s qualifications run the gamut from audio editing and graphic design, to building and maintaining a talent’s online presence, to […]

VoiceOver Industry News

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The VoiceOver Insider Podcast Episode #7: Derek Chappell Discusses Using Social Media to Futher your VO Career

Derek Chappell has created an online "hub" of voiceover blogs and other information sources. He chats with Julie Williams about some of the social … [Read More...]

VoiceOver Technical

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Headphones or Studio Monitors — Part 2

[In Part 1 of this series I discussed headphones. I also mentioned that headphones and studio monitors each provide a unique perspective of the sound of your voice—Headphones give a very “clinical” impression of what’s recorded. By that I mean you are getting a direct feed of the record sound into both ears without the added acoustics of your … [Read More]

VoiceOver Business

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Voice Negotiation Tools and Tactics

Price negotiation is one of the more difficult parts of a voiceover business. In the new voiceover marketplace, those with the sharpest business AND voiceover skills will survive. It takes guts to negotiate a job. It also takes a STRONG view of self worth. If you don’t believe in your skills and the value of your time, it will be very difficult … [Read More...]

VOICEOVER RESOURCES

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Commercial Voices — A Different Approach To Online Casting

It’s no secret that online casting has changed the way voiceover talent audition for jobs, are listened to by casting directors, and are selected for projects. You may only have heard about a couple of online casting services, but there are in fact dozens of them on the Internet, some of which work in very specific niche areas.

One of the earliest … [Read More...]